[erlang-questions] is length(L) fast?

Zabrane Mickael <>
Tue Jan 24 22:21:57 CET 2012


Very interesting analysis. Thanks Marek.

Regards,
Zabrane


On Jan 24, 2012, at 3:59 PM, Marek Majkowski wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 16:38, Zabrane Mickael <> wrote:
>> Is the call to length(L) traverse all the list ?
>> or is it something already pre-computed internally (i.e constant time =
>> fast)?
> 
> May be out of interest:
>   http://www.lshift.net/blog/2010/02/28/memory-matters-even-in-erlang
> 
> Cheers,
>  Marek




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